I know from my experience, that it’s not easy to make a switch between table-based design, and CSS-based design. Been there, done that – thank you. On the web there are many great resources and lessons for designing layout or navigation you can all find them on Google. There are also many documented problems between Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari.
I will try to help you with that switch, I will try to answer all your questions with this list of articles that cover designing one imaginary firms website from scratch. This articles will help you design your own sites and understand the process, but if you are not a web designer, you should try to hire one if you have any problems in the process. Hey, I know about computers, but I never tried to fix one, right?
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When working yesterday on new exciting project for one of our clients I encountered a very strange and annoying bug in IE/Win. The problem came out when we went over a link with a mouse. Paragraph which contained a link including a heading just above it jumped 20px above to the form and fieldset.
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In this article I will explain how to create simple vertical navigation menu with one sub-menu. I suppose there are many explanations of how to create vertical (and horizontal) navigation menus all over the web, but when I was just a beginner I learned to write both XHTML and CSS, but never really understood why I wrote this or that (in CSS file). I will try to help you.
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Tables are designed to show tabular data. But they are also good for building contact forms, because of their easy positioning without having to write much CSS. In this article I will show you how to create simple contact form with less code and less CSS and no tables. Is that possible? You’ll find out.
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Although I created my first web page back in 1997, I began designing them full time in 2004. In 1997 I was designing just text pages and my layout was table based. Now, in 2006 all of layout is CSS based, so if you are starting a web career, you have to know how to design XHTML/CSS valid page.
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When I started to build my WordPress based blog site, with my limited knowledge of programming, I found WordPress plugins to be very useful. On WordPress Codex there is one section that covers most of the plugins that were released for WordPress. There is a difference which plugin will work with which WordPress version, so I created one list of plugins that I found very useful.
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Why did I start a blog? What is this blog all about? Why the blog is called “Something about web design”? Who is Emanuel Blagonic? What about this guy English – it sucks:)! On all this questions answers lie just beneath this post.
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